Who's Number One Match Announcements
Knox & Castillo To Meet In Who's Number One #1 vs #1 Showdown
Aug 29, 2022At the lightest weights, we'll see a Who's Number One clash between the top-ranked 106-pounder, Christian Castillo, and the top-ranked 113-pounder, Anthony Knox. After his silver medal performance at the U17 World Championships, Castillo has decided to take a match up at 113 lbs against Fargo and Super 32 champ Knox.
Ferrari, Ruiz, Sealey, & Scoles Set For Who's Number One 4-Man At 160 lbs
Aug 23, 2022Four-man brackets have become a Who's Number One tradition for particularly deep weight classes. This year, 160 lbs fits the bill. North Carolina product Joe Sealey is the top recruit in the class of 2024, but he's third in this weight. His first match will be against Nicco Ruiz, a Monster Garage guy who has beaten him twice in the last year including in the Super 32 finals. On the other side of the four-man, we'll see Illinois commit and Askren Wrestling Academy product Braeden Scoles against #1 Angelo Ferrari, the second ranked recruit in the class of 2024.
Josh Barr & Rocco Welsh To Meet In High Powered Rematch At WNO
Aug 22, 2022Josh Barr and Rocco Welsh met in one of this year's most highly anticipated Fargo finals, and the action did not disappoint. Barr took a 1-0 lead after a calculated first period in which the only point came via activity clock. Rocco Welsh scored five straight points to take a 5-1 lead before Barr earned a takedown halfway through the second period. With 30 seconds left, the two had an incredible sequence that resulted in a Barr takedown and turn plus an additional step-out point. The match is good enough to watch over and over.
Kannon Webster & Sergio Lemley To Square Off At Who's Number One
Aug 12, 2022At 132 lbs, Who's Number One will feature a matchup of Illinois state champs when Washington High School's Kannon Webster and Mount Carmel's Sergio Lemley square off on September 9 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
McGowan & Davino To Meet In Ironman Finals Rematch At Who's Number One
Aug 10, 2022Blair Academy senior Marc-Anthony McGowan is one of the more recognizable names in high school wrestling ever since he won Cadet Worlds in 2019. Ben Davino is entering his junior season for St. Charles High School in Illinois after a surging sophomore campaign in which he won Fargo and the Illinois State Championships, made the Ironman finals, and finished 3rd at the U17 World Team Trials.
World Medalists Forrest & Jesuroga Collide For Round 4 At Who's Number One
Aug 9, 2022On the evening of May 1st, Jax Forrest and Nate Jesuroga stared at the South Point jumbotron while they waited on the results of a challenge to determine which one of them would represent Team USA at the U17 World Championships in Rome. Forrest won the challenge, the series, and ultimately, a World Silver Medal which means that, in hindsight, wrestling fans were watching World silver and World bronze medalists compete for just one spot. Now, the rivalry will be renewed on September 9 at Who's Number One.
Expect White Knuckle Action From Kasak & Mantanona At Who's Number One
Aug 8, 2022Both Tyler Kasak and Beau Mantanona have had a lot of success between their sophomore and junior years, and each also has been in his share of barn-burners. Their matchup at 145 lbs on September 9 has the makings of an instant Who's Number One classic.
Nasir Bailey & Ryder Block To Continue Series At Who's Number One
Aug 5, 2022The Who's Number One matchup at 138 pounds will feature a pair of Fargo champions. Nasir Bailey won a loaded bracket at 132 lbs in 2021 and has been excellent sense. His opponent, Ryder Block, had an outstanding 2022 Fargo tournament where he knocked off #13 Tyler Vazquez, #7 Emilio Ysaguirre, and #14 Pierson Manville, all before beating Ismael Ayoub in the finals.
Brayden Thompson & Zack Ryder To Meet In High-Powered Who's Number One Bout
Aug 4, 2022The top two guys at 182 pounds in the soon-to-be-released post-Fargo rankings are both new to this weight class. Brayden Thompson has been competing at 170 lbs since last year when he made his Who’s Number One debut. Since that time, he has stood out as one of the top recruits in the class of 2023 by qualifying for the U20 World Team, finishing 6th at the Senior US Open, and winning a loaded Powerade bracket at 172 lbs. Thompson will compete in the U20 World Championships later this month.